Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.
Potholes are caused by macadam freezing and thawing, then cracking. But Leslie McCarthy, assistant professor of engineering at Villanova University, says tests are underway on new materials which resist contraction.
All of the damage caused by potholes means big business for some.
PennDOT and the Pa. Turnpike Commission have lifted some driving restrictions as the storm enters a lull.
It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.
Dom Giordano talked to Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Wednesday about school funding, the transportation bill and gasoline taxes.
PennDOT has lifted speed restriction on several roads that were in place due to the weather.
Behind SEPTA’s 69th Street train station is the company’s repair hub, which has been busy due to the recent snow storms.
The roads in Bucks County are doing okay Wednesday evening. Main roads like 611 have been moving along fine, and even thought side streets are still snowy, they are certainly manageable.
PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.
As of 10 a.m., most major highways in the area were under speed limit restrictions of 45 miles per hour.
“Secondary roads are still a little bit of a mess because of the refreeze, you salt the roads and then as it gets slushy it freezes up, impossible to get up,” Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard said.
Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?
In Camden, County Public Works crews got on the job at 5 a.m. and the work didn’t stop until well after lunch.
The rapidly falling snow is causing traffic and travel delays all over the Philadelphia region.